Military Science (MSC)

MSC 101 (1)

Basic Military Science I

Studies the defense establishment and organization of the U.S. Army. Introduces military discipline, traditions, and historical perspectives. Studies the roles of the different branches of the U.S. Army in our nation’s defense. Includes training in marksmanship, field craft, rappelling, and first aid. One lecture.

 

MSC 102 (1)

Basic Leadership

This course is an introduction to problem solving, decision-making, leadership and helps students become more effective leaders and managers, whether they serve in the military or become leaders in civilian life. Topics addressed include problem solving and methods, critical thinking, leadership theory, followership, group cohesion, goal setting, and feedback mechanisms. One lecture.

 

MSC 130 (1)

Leadership Lab I

Studies military leadership through practical application and challenging outdoor activities. Includes training in troop leading organizational procedures, how to prepare operation orders, how to perform basic tactical exercises, and how to prepare and give classes in an outdoor environment in preparation for the Advanced Army ROTC Program and commissioning as an officer in the United States Army, Arizona National Guard, or United States Army Reserves. Co-requisite: MSC 101 and MSC 150 or Department Consent. Two lab. Fall. 

 

MSC 131 (1)

Leadership Lab I

Studies military leadership through practical application and challenging outdoor activities. Includes training in troop leading organizational procedures, how to prepare operation orders, how to perform basic tactical exercises, and how to prepare and give classes in an outdoor environment in preparation for the Advanced Army ROTC Program and commissioning as an officer in the United States Army, Arizona National Guard, or United States Army Reserves. Co-requisites: MSC 102 and MSC 151 or Department Consent. Two lab. Spring. 

 

MSC 150 (1)

Army Physical Fitness I

Improves the physical fitness of students and develops a physical fitness program tailored to the student’s needs and abilities. The focus of the course is to develop personal knowledge of the components of a good fitness program, improve individual fitness levels through scheduled training, and gain an understanding of the U.S. Army physical fitness training (PT) and testing doctrine. The course is designed to train students to meet Army physical fitness standards. Includes training in troop leading procedures in preparation for the Advanced Army ROTC Program and commissioning as an officer in the United States Army, Arizona National Guard, or United States Army Reserves. Three lab.

 

MSC 151 (1)

Army Physical Fitness I

Improves the physical fitness of students and develops a physical fitness program tailored to the student’s needs and abilities. The focus of the course is to develop personal knowledge of the components of a good fitness program, improve individual fitness levels through scheduled training, and gain an understanding of the U.S. Army physical fitness training (PT) and testing doctrine. The course is designed to train students to meet Army physical fitness standards. Includes training in troop leading procedures in preparation for the Advanced Army ROTC Program and commissioning as an officer in the United States Army, Arizona National Guard, or United States Army Reserves. Three lab.   

 

MSC 201 (2)

Advanced Leadership

Theoretical and practical leadership instruction, in which students will examine several aspects of communication and leadership concepts such as written and oral communications, effective listening, assertiveness, personality, adult development, motivation, and organizational culture and change. Students will be well grounded in fundamental leadership principles and will be better prepared to apply such principles to a wide variety of life experiences. Prerequisites: MSC 101 and *MSC 102 or department consent. Two lecture.

 

MSC 202 (2)

Officership

Provides an extensive examination of the unique purpose, roles, and obligations of commissioned officers. It includes a detailed look at the origins of U.S. Army values and their practical application in decision-making and leadership. Includes military tactics, values and ethics, leadership, oral and written communications, and the Army’s successes and failures from the Vietnam War to present. Prerequisite: Completion of MSC 101,* MSC 102 and *MSC 201 or department consent. Two lecture.

 

MSC 230 (1)

Leadership Lab II

Studies military leadership through practical application and challenging outdoor activities. Includes training in troop leading organizational procedures, how to prepare operation orders, how to perform basic tactical exercises, and how to prepare and give classes in an outdoor environment in preparation for the Advanced Army ROTC Program and commissioning as an officer in the United States Army, Arizona National Guard, or United States Army Reserves. Co-requisites: MSC 201 and MSC 250 or Department Consent. Two lab.

 

MSC 231 (1)

Leadership Lab II

Studies military leadership through practical application and challenging outdoor activities. Includes training in troop leading organizational procedures, how to prepare operation orders, how to perform basic tactical exercises, and how to prepare and give classes in an outdoor environment in preparation for the Advanced Army ROTC Program and commissioning as an officer in the United States Army, Arizona National Guard, or United States Army Reserves. Co-requisites: MSC 202 and MSC 251 or Department Consent. Two lab. 

MSC 250 (1)

Army Physical Fitness II

Improves the physical fitness of students and develops a physical fitness program tailored to the student’s needs and abilities. The focus of the course is to develop personal knowledge of the components of a good fitness program, improve individual fitness levels through scheduled training, and gain an understanding of the U.S. Army physical fitness training (PT) and testing doctrine. The course is designed to train students to meet Army physical fitness standards. Includes training in troop leading procedures in preparation for the Advanced Army ROTC Program and commissioning as an officer in the United States Army, Arizona National Guard, or United States Army Reserves. Three lab. 

 

MSC 251 (1)

Army Physical Fitness II

Improves the physical fitness of students and develops a physical fitness program tailored to the student’s needs and abilities. The focus of the course is to develop personal knowledge of the components of a good fitness program, improve individual fitness levels through scheduled training, and gain an understanding of the U.S. Army physical fitness training (PT) and testing doctrine. The course is designed to train students to meet Army physical fitness standards. Includes training in troop leading procedures in preparation for the Advanced Army ROTC Program and commissioning as an officer in the United States Army, Arizona National Guard, or United States Army Reserves. Three lab. 

 

MSC 198/298 (1–6)

Special Topics

Designed to meet the needs of an individual(s) who has an interest in pursuing an original topic in an instructional area under faculty supervision.

 

*Course has additional pre or co requisite(s)

 

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